7 Apr 2014 ARCHIVES

Acupuncture as effective as drugs in treating pain, trial shows

An acupuncture trial in four Melbourne emergency departments has found it is just as good as drugs in relieving lower-back pain and that from sprained ankles and migraines

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Health corner

Health Seminar on Detoxifying the Body

In recent years, the emergence of detoxification programs ranging from wellness retreats to do-it-yourself juice cleanses have progressively gained mainstream popularity.  Although each bringing a different approach, most programs are used to counter our modern city lifestyles where we have become ever-increasingly exposed to environmental toxins (e.g. pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals), many of which did not exist just one generation ago.